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  • Question

  • i am using ps v1.0 (at a client site) i need to read a html file into a variable 

    Get-Content "File Name" | Out-String

    how do i convert Out-String to  a variable that i can use?

    thx 4 ur help 


    y zidell

    Monday, March 16, 2020 9:40 PM

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  • Have you at least tried to search for this? It would have taken you seconds to find the answer.
    $variable = Get-Content "File Name"



    Live long and prosper!

    (79,108,97,102|%{[char]$_})-join''

    Monday, March 16, 2020 9:44 PM
  • There is no such animal as PS v1.  Maybe you are running Windows XP with a first version of PowerShell.  

    Here is an excellent free book (pdf) on how to use PowerShell.  The first chapter will answer most of your initial questions in less thna an hour.

    https://www.sapien.com/books_training/Windows-PowerShell-4


    \_(ツ)_/

    Monday, March 16, 2020 9:51 PM
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    Tuesday, March 24, 2020 1:50 AM
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